Todays News

Wed Apr 23 02:24:31 BST 2014
A television advert for Center Parcs is banned for "irresponsibly" encouraging parents to take
Wed Apr 23 01:53:41 BST 2014
The BBC's Nosheen Abbas reports on Pakistan's first 3G and 4G auction and the boost it may give to
Wed Apr 23 01:53:04 BST 2014
Violent protests break out in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro following the death of a young
Wed Apr 23 01:47:40 BST 2014
William Shakespeare is the UK's greatest cultural icon, according to the results of an
Wed Apr 23 01:39:53 BST 2014
Andy Murray is back in his home area of Stirlingshire to receive a number of awards and honours,
Wed Apr 23 01:32:12 BST 2014
Scotland's shops report another fall in sales - although they say part of the explanation is the
Wed Apr 23 01:29:45 BST 2014
Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond and Prime Minister David Cameron use the English feast day
Wed Apr 23 01:06:53 BST 2014
High food prices mean a third of UK adults are struggling to afford to eat healthily, a survey by
Wed Apr 23 01:01:55 BST 2014
The mystery of a bizarre quacking sound often heard in the Southern Ocean has finally been solved,
Wed Apr 23 00:55:12 BST 2014
Wednesday's papers continue to focus on Manchester United following the sacking of manager David
Wed Apr 23 00:52:39 BST 2014
Violent crime is continuing to fall in England and Wales, according to a major annual project
Wed Apr 23 00:46:46 BST 2014
A damning report into a young offenders institute finds violence levels too high, inefficient
Wed Apr 23 00:36:39 BST 2014
Tensions emerge ahead of a meeting being held in Sao Paulo, Brazil, to discuss changes to the way
Wed Apr 23 00:19:21 BST 2014
Enter the world of the super-tutor
Wed Apr 23 00:16:20 BST 2014
A woman pioneer in the digital space talks about using technology to create acting opportunities
Wed Apr 23 00:15:37 BST 2014
Meet the Brazilian pensioners who live for the big wave
Wed Apr 23 00:14:26 BST 2014
Why St George is a hero on the West Bank
Wed Apr 23 00:05:56 BST 2014
What links this Travelodge and the Bard?
Wed Apr 23 00:03:10 BST 2014
Brazil's National Truth Commission says the death of ex-President Juscelino Kubitschek was an
Wed Apr 23 00:02:50 BST 2014
Campaigners urge pharmaceutical giant Roche to lower the cost of a pioneering breast cancer drug as
Tue Apr 22 23:51:21 BST 2014
Britain's top companies have been warned to exercise caution on executive pay by Vince Cable as
Tue Apr 22 23:39:28 BST 2014
Manchester United fans from India, Kenya and Singapore and Brazil give their reaction to the
Tue Apr 22 23:38:18 BST 2014
Four-time champion John Higgins is out of the World Snooker Championship after a 10-7 first-round
Tue Apr 22 23:29:36 BST 2014
Heavily armed men have set fire to 34 buses in a Sao Paulo suburb and held employees hostage.
Tue Apr 22 23:17:22 BST 2014
Islamist militants in Mali say French hostage Gilberto Rodrigues Leal, who was kidnapped in 2012,
Tue Apr 22 23:07:47 BST 2014
A survivor of the South Korean ferry that capsized last week says he saw students trapped inside
Tue Apr 22 23:00:35 BST 2014
Three people are charged with offences after a number of flags and banners were damaged at the
Tue Apr 22 22:54:14 BST 2014
Chelsea captain John Terry and goalkeeper Petr Cech will miss the rest of the domestic season with
Tue Apr 22 22:28:08 BST 2014
Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown has made his first speech against Scottish independence, as part
Tue Apr 22 22:17:22 BST 2014
Philippa Lowthorpe, the director of new BBC period drama Jamaica Inn, admits there was ''a sound
Tue Apr 22 22:17:10 BST 2014
Chelsea hold Atletico Madrid to a goalless draw in Spain to leave their two-legged Champions League
Tue Apr 22 22:14:49 BST 2014
Schoolchildren should sometimes be served lunch in pubs to give them "really good quality food" and
Tue Apr 22 21:49:53 BST 2014
Andy Coulson tells the phone-hacking trial he "rubber-stamped" a payment to a police officer
Tue Apr 22 21:25:00 BST 2014
Ukraine's acting president orders the relaunch of military operations in the east after two men,
Tue Apr 22 21:23:03 BST 2014
Serious complaints made by a Labour MP over the hospital care given to her husband before his death
Tue Apr 22 20:52:22 BST 2014
UKIP leader Nigel Farage predicts "an earthquake" in politics if his party wins the European
Tue Apr 22 20:51:26 BST 2014
Manchester United begin their search for a successor to David Moyes but temporary boss Ryan Giggs
Tue Apr 22 20:06:24 BST 2014
In Egypt, three journalists from Al Jazeera's English channel have appeared in court again on
Tue Apr 22 19:50:42 BST 2014
Colombia honours its most renowned author, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, in a ceremony at the capital's
Tue Apr 22 19:24:51 BST 2014
Daniel Sandford reports from the funerals of pro-Russian activists in Sloviansk, Ukraine, as US
Tue Apr 22 19:18:33 BST 2014
A visualisation showing where sizeable asteroids have hit the Earth in recent years has been
Tue Apr 22 18:31:30 BST 2014
A new documentary follows a ten month international tour of stage production Richard III - starring
Tue Apr 22 18:26:05 BST 2014
How does the ex-Man Utd boss rank in club records?
Tue Apr 22 18:22:22 BST 2014
An illegal immigrant who dragged a 14-year-old girl from the street and raped her in his Bristol
Tue Apr 22 18:07:37 BST 2014
About 1,000 fish, mostly trout, are found dead in the Oona River in Dungannon, County Tyrone.
Tue Apr 22 17:29:13 BST 2014
Rebels in South Sudan are involved in fierce fighting with the army in several areas of the
Tue Apr 22 17:26:50 BST 2014
Politicians and their tricky relationship with faith
Tue Apr 22 17:17:15 BST 2014
More than 100 viewers complain BBC period drama Jamaica Inn is "incomprehensible", as many resort
Tue Apr 22 17:10:57 BST 2014
Relatives of Iranian political prisoners allegedly beaten during an inspection last week hold a
Tue Apr 22 16:46:46 BST 2014
The founder of Russian social network VKontakte says he has been fired and that his site has been
Tue Apr 22 16:36:06 BST 2014
The Sri Lankan authorities order the deportation of a British tourist because she has a tattoo of
Tue Apr 22 16:29:21 BST 2014
Netherlands boss Louis van Gaal heads the list of potential contenders to replace David Moyes as
Tue Apr 22 16:25:58 BST 2014
UKIP immigration policy - the wife test
Tue Apr 22 15:55:45 BST 2014
Internet pornography was likely to be behind the rape of a 10-year-old boy by a fellow pupil in the
Tue Apr 22 15:03:52 BST 2014
UKIP leader Nigel Farage is asked by the BBC's Nick Robinson whether his German wife is taking a
Tue Apr 22 14:44:56 BST 2014
Yemen is carrying out DNA tests to identify suspected militants killed in air strikes in recent
Tue Apr 22 14:40:55 BST 2014
McDonald's reports a fall in profit for the first three months of the year after sales in its US
Tue Apr 22 14:35:01 BST 2014
Oscar Pistorius' family denies claims the athlete took acting lessons ahead of his testimony in the
Tue Apr 22 14:07:54 BST 2014
Everest guides demand better pay as avalanche reveals bitter divide
Tue Apr 22 14:03:27 BST 2014
Scientists have outlined how they managed to make the wonder material graphene using a kitchen
Tue Apr 22 14:00:14 BST 2014
The majority of children would be happy to see the competitive element removed from school sport, a
Tue Apr 22 13:55:39 BST 2014
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have visited one of Australia's most well-known sites as their
Tue Apr 22 13:28:47 BST 2014
News photos from past 24 hours: 22 April
Tue Apr 22 12:58:28 BST 2014
A leopard caused panic in the city of Chandrapur in India on Monday when it sprung from the roof of
Tue Apr 22 12:03:36 BST 2014
Huge murals in Dumfries and Galloway
Tue Apr 22 11:51:59 BST 2014
A leading British naturalist accuses Malta of failing to prevent large-scale illegal shooting of
Tue Apr 22 11:26:22 BST 2014
The aerial search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight is halted by bad weather as the Bluefin
Tue Apr 22 11:13:13 BST 2014
Wildlife expert Chris Packham and Sergei Golovkin from Malta's Wild Birds Regulation Unit discuss
Tue Apr 22 10:41:21 BST 2014
People who claim they were sexually abused by Jimmy Savile are being told by newspaper adverts how
Tue Apr 22 07:59:28 BST 2014
Are the UK's finances mending fast enough?
Tue Apr 22 07:58:38 BST 2014
Facebook's highest-ranked woman says women need to take action to create a more equal world.
Tue Apr 22 02:30:56 BST 2014
Memorials Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Tue Apr 22 01:28:36 BST 2014
The 16-year-old boy who flew in a wheel well of a plane from California to Hawaii appeared to defy
Mon Apr 21 12:45:39 BST 2014
News photos from past 24 hours: 21 April
Mon Apr 21 06:49:18 BST 2014
The most dangerous form of skin cancer is now five times more common than it was in the 1970s.
Mon Apr 21 00:57:50 BST 2014
Does the UK have enough bank holidays, asks Anthony Reuben.
Sun Apr 20 20:49:13 BST 2014
Christians mark Easter Sunday
Sat Apr 19 08:14:28 BST 2014
Snooker World Champion Steve Davis is taking his love of the sport into schools in the hope of
Sat Apr 19 00:01:46 BST 2014
News photographs from around the world
Wed Apr 16 18:43:18 BST 2014
Passenger ferry in South Korea capsizes
Wed Apr 16 12:54:07 BST 2014
News photos from past 24 hours: 16 April
Wed Apr 09 12:55:29 BST 2014
The PM is challenged over his support for Maria Miller following a row over her expenses.
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